[/ˈvɪdʒɪl(ə)nt/] adjective 1. keeping careful watch. 2. alertly watchful, especially to avoid danger. "the public remained vigilant so as to protect their common interest during and after the crisis"

Policy Vigilance

Suspension of Debt Recovery

All overpayment and loan deductions from benefits will temporarily cease

STATUS: Revoked
Policy Details:

Overpayment and loan deductions will cease from the following benefits: • Universal Credit • Attendance Allowance • Carer’s Allowance • Disability Living Allowance • Employment Support Allowance • Industrial Injuries Benefit • Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit • Income Support • Jobseeker's Allowance • Maternity Allowance • Pension Credit • Personal Independence Payment • State Pension • Widow’s Parents Allowance • Widow's Pension Allowance. Recovery of all Social Fund and Discretionary Support loans will be suspended…. the Department has already written to employers asking them to stop deductions from salaries and all recoveries by Direct Debit will also be suspended for three months.